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January 7, 2021

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems to acquire P.V. Supa Group. Lyngsoe Systems A/S Library Business Unit has signed an agreement to acquire Finnish-based P.V. Supa and its related companies in UK (2CQR) and US (P.V. Supa Inc.). [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Lyngsoe Systems Colin Carter joins LyngsoeSystems as IMMS Business Director. Business Unit Director Henrik Kjeldgaard announced that Colin Carter joined Lyngsoe Systems in the Library Business Unit – specifically the IMMS team. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2020

Lyngsoe Systems First customer in Sweden of IMMS, the Intelligent Material Management System from Lyngsoe Systems. Lyngsoe Systems announced that the Libraries of Malmö have become the first institution in Sweden to select Lyngsoe Systems' Intelligent Material Management System. The Libraries will integrate IMMS with their Sierra Library Management System from Innovative Interfaces Inc., a ProQuest Company. [Full Announcement].

March 6, 2020

Lyngsoe Systems Sacramento Public Library has become the first U.S. institution to opt for Lyngsoe Systems’ Intelligent Material Management System. Lyngsoe Systems is pleased to announce that The Sacramento Public Library has become the first U.S. institution and the first institution outside Europe to opt for Lyngsoe Systems Intelligent Material Management System. Sacramento Public Library will integrate IMMS with their Sierra Integrated Library System from Innovative, a ProQuest Company. [Full Announcement].

September 2, 2019

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems’ Library unit celebrates tenth anniversary. Lyngsoe Systems, a world leader in logistic solutions across the customer supply chain, celebrates 10th anniversary of acquiring its Library Business from FKI Logistex/Crisplant. Since the acquisition in 2009, Lyngsoe Systems has been dedicated to improving library efficiency at hundreds of libraries worldwide. The Library Business Unit has grown into an internationally recognized industry leader in Automated Material Handling reaching from San Francisco to Calgary; New York to Copenhagen; Sydney to Singapore. [Full Announcement].

August 15, 2019

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems’ Intelligent Material Management System (IMMS) expands its presence with first customer in United Kingdom. Lyngsoe Systems announced that Liverpool University Library has become the first UK institution and the first institution outside Scandinavia to opt for Lyngsoe Systems Intelligent Material Management System. The University Library will integrate IMMS with their Sierra Library Management System from Innovative Interfaces Inc. [Full Announcement].

May 29, 2019

Lyngsoe Systems Helsinki City Library introduces the Lyngsoe Systems IMMS – The machine learning-based Intelligent Material Management System. Lyngsoe Systems i announced that on the 15th of May 2019 the Intelligent Material Management System went live across all the 37 branches of the Helsinki City Library. [Full Announcement].

February 7, 2018

Lyngsoe Systems Two market leaders in library efficiency solutions announce partnership. Lyngsoe Systems announced Polish based ARFIDO as its distribution partner, expanding the availability of Lyngsoe Systems’ sorters for libraries in Poland and Eastern Europe. With this partnership, Lyngsoe Systems will also include a range of ARFIDO’s products, such as the intelligent shelf, the self-service device and the book dispenser for its markets in Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria and Switzerland, providing broader product choices for new and existing customers. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2014

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems to install exciting new Automated Material Handling System in Boulder Public Library. Lyngsoe Systems is proud to announce that we were selected to provide Boulder Public Library with a new state of the art Automated Materials Handling system for their main branch. [Full Announcement].

February 23, 2014

Lyngsoe Systems CataCap acquires a majority stake in Lyngsoe Systems A/S. CataCap acquires a majority stake in the IT company Lyngsoe Systems A/S, which specializes in complex IT solutions for logistics companies. Solutions are used to improve efficiency, quality management and traceability within a variety of industries such as postal, libraries, food, and airports. CataCap invests with the aim of step changing the company in cooperation with management and employees through increased utilization of the company’s strong market positions. The current owners will retain a significant stake in the company and continue as part of management. Former Microsoft CEO Jørgen Bardenfleth will be appointed Chairman of the Board. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2013

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Library Systems: ALA Midwinter. At ALA Midwinter Lyngsoe Library Systems will demonstrate two check-in stations, LibraryMate 1100 and LibraryMate 5000 and the sorter with ErgoCarts. [Full Announcement].

March 26, 2011

Lyngsoe Systems Queens Library awards largest AMH contract to Lyngsoe Systems, Inc.. Queens Library recently awarded Lyngsoe Systems, Inc., the largest single Automated Materials Handling contract for libraries in North America. Queens Library, with the highest circulation of any public library system in the US and over 60 branches, will implement more than 100 Patron return units and sorting systems over the next few years. With public usage expected to increase and staff growth to remain unchanged, the addition of the AMH systems decreases the time it takes an item to return to shelf while allowing library staff to focus on its high-level of customer service. [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2010

Lyngsoe Systems World’s first LM500 installed at Hedberg Public Library. Hedburg Public Library located in Janesville, Wisconsin has gone live with the world’s first LM500 Lyngsoe SortMate system. This new design has been accepted with open arms from the library, whose circulation is 1 million yearly, and has exceeded expectations in regards to performance and appearance. The system is comprised of one LM500 check-in, a Staff Induction and an 8-bin library sorter. [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2010

Lyngsoe Systems Automation of the new main library in Helsingør. The Helsingør main library will move to the new cultural center, the Kulturværft. Lyngsoe is delivering new stations for returning library material along with a complete sorting system with chutes leading directly into ergo carts or transport boxes for other libraries. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2010

Lyngsoe Systems King County Study: Automated Material Handling (AMH) Lowers Costs Significantly- even without RFID. King County Library System, which has the second highest circulation of any public library system in the US, recently added another Automated Material Handling system to its existing network. With twelve barcode-based Lyngsoe Systems AMH systems currently in operation (three additional planned in the upcoming year) and an automated sort center for interlibrary distribution, KCLS remains at the forefront of AMH implementation. [Full Announcement].

March 26, 2010

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Library Systems awarded first Automated Material Handling in Canada. The City of Richmond, British Columbia recently awarded Lyngsoe Systems, Inc. with a contract for an AMH check-in/ sorting system for the Brighouse Branch of the Richmond Public Library. The system, the first library system for Lyngsoe in Canada, will enhance customer service and provide significant productivity gains through reductions in key labor-intensive workflow processes. The addition of the AMH system decreases the time an item takes to return to shelf while allowing library staff to focus on its high-level of customer service. [Full Announcement].

November 4, 2009

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Library Systems takes over Codeco. Lyngsoe Library Systems A/S announced the final deal to take over the assets of Codeco. The acquisition includes all rights to engineering, manufacturing, software, service and intellectual property of Codeco. In order to secure the operation of existing Codeco systems, Lyngsoe’s service organization can already now provide service and support. New systems can furthermore be delivered from the complete Codeco product portfolio. Codeco has delivered intelligent and interactive self-service systems for libraries since 1990, primarily in Scandinavia, where Codeco has a significant market share. With the acquisition of Codeco, Lyngsoe Library Systems has further demonstrated its eagerness to develop intelligent solutions making it easier for patrons as well as library staff. [Full Announcement].

October 19, 2009

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems opens office in Germany. Lyngsoe Systems opens office in Wiesbaden, Germany to strengthen the activities and presence on the German market. The office in Wiesbaden, germany is a result of a further focus on supporting lyngsoes many customers in germany, as well as a continuation of the local presence and activities FKI Logistex Library Solutions already had, when Lyngsoe took over these activities in August 2009. [Full Announcement].

September 8, 2009

Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe expands into the Library business. Lyngsoe Systems A/S announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the global FKI Logistex Library Solutions business from Denmark-based Crisplant a/s and US-based Intelligrated, Inc. The acquisition includes all engineering, manufacturing, software, service and intellectual property of the worldwide Library Solutions business. The Library Solutions group will now operate under the ownership of Lyngsoe Systems. Customers will continue to be supported by the high level of service, dependability and innovation that they are accustomed to, and will be further strengthened and enhanced by Lyngsoe’s expertise in software and RFID. With this acquisition, Lyngsoe aims to put further focus on successful logistic library solutions, enhancing operations of libraries and providing high-level customer service. [Full Announcement].